Research + News | Topic: Identity
Jun 8, 2018
Is Gen Z The Most Success-Oriented Generation?
A key characteristic of Gen Z is that their expectations are largely shaped around themes of academic and career success—more so than any other generation we’ve observed. Read the research from Barna here.
Jun 2, 2017
Connecting With College Students Over Break: They’re Bringing Home More Than Their Laundry
Stephen Argue writes this for a blog for Fuller Youth Institute:
“The child you said goodbye to in the fall isn’t the same one who’s coming home this summer. Beyond their laundry, they’re bringing home other things that you need to consider.”
Read the full post here.
Dec 30, 2016
KU Library Workers Push Inclusion Wearing Preferred Gender Pronoun Buttons
As part of a campaign promoting inclusion at the University of Kansas, school library workers are donning buttons announcing their preferred gender pronouns.
Read the full article here.
Dec 12, 2016
Connecting With College Students Over Break
Parents all over the country are anticipating their young adult kids coming home for the holiday break. For some, it’s the first time they’ve been home since they sent them off and set them up for the college school year. Home will feel like home again.
Read more of this blog post from Steve Argue on the Fuller Youth Institute site by clicking here.
Nov 15, 2016
Five Actions That Form a Healthy Identity
Tim Elmore blogs about the shift he’s seen during his lifetime reflecting the growing emphasis on personal self-esteem.
Read the blog post here.
Nov 25, 2015
ESPN takes a look at the life of Madison Holleran, a college student who, according to her Instagram account, seemed to have it all together. The truth was much different as she committed suicide in 2014.
Read the article here.
Aug 21, 2015
Elizabethtown College Introduces Gender-Inclusive Housing
Elizabethtown College will introduce its first gender-inclusive or gender-neutral housing option for students. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2012
What College Freshmen Need to Hear from their Youth Pastors
Fuller Youth Institute’s Sticky Faith Research reveals what students thought might have helped them the most transitioning from high school to college. Two of the most consistent responses: (1) students wished someone from their high school youth group would have contacted them after they had entered college and (2) students would have liked more practical training describing the college context and relevant issues they might face.
Read the entire article here.